Pigeons & Chickens

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by Homesteader at Heart, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. Homesteader at Heart

    Homesteader at Heart Out Of The Brooder

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    Are there any problems with keeping pigoens and chickens together?
     
  2. RoostersCrow

    RoostersCrow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Any time you have birds coming and going ther is the potentialfor disease to be carried in. Other than that they are compatible so far as I know.
     
  3. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    NE. IN
    I do, with no problems altho my pigeons (helmits) are very laid back and hardly leave the house at all.
     
  4. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    Chickens do fine with pigeons, but sometimes the pigeons ca nget a bit aggresive to the chickens. So I would say its ok to keep them together ....But do not put a broody hen with pigeons, she will go crazzy all the time thinking the pigeons are hawks or something.
     
  5. Homesteader at Heart

    Homesteader at Heart Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the comments everyone.
     
  6. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    I have pigeons with my chickens. The chickens ignore them for the most part. Every once in a while I will catch a hen chasing the pigeons. Seems to be a game for them.

    After a short time the chickens recognize the pigeons as harmless, even when flying. My broodies pay them no attention at all.

    Matt
     

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